1996-08-24 - Richard Jewell case

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From: Nick West <nick@multipro.com>
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
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UTC Datetime: 1996-08-24 21:34:48 UTC
Raw Date: Sun, 25 Aug 1996 05:34:48 +0800

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From: Nick West <nick@multipro.com>
Date: Sun, 25 Aug 1996 05:34:48 +0800
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Richard Jewell case
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Timothy C. May wrote:

>By the way, the case against Richard Jewell, "THE ATLANTA BOMBER!!!!,"
>continues to crumble...the voice on the 911 call doesn't match his, he
>couldn't have gotten to the phone at the time the call was made, and the
>hordes of investigators who tore his apartment apart (and his cabin, and so
>on) found no real evidence (just the "profile" evidence: some gun
>magazines, a photo of him cradling an AR-15, his weight, and probably a
>subscription to The Playboy Channel).
>Further, experts point out that if Jewell was working with an accomplice
>(to make the phone call), this blows all conventional theories of a
>"would-be hero" out of the water: the last thing such a would-be hero wants
>is an accomplice, who shares in the risk but gets none of the credit, and
>who could turn him in.

Don't expect his name to be cleared until they find another "suspect". The 
only reason he's being kept under investigation is to keep the FBI from 
coming under attack by the public for not having a suspect. In other words 
he's being kept as a poster boy for the case until they can find another one. 

Nick West
Member of the National Wild Turkey Federation and 
The Libertarian Party of Tennessee


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